Family assessment, in general, is considered to be a systematic process of learning about a particular family’s strengths, concerns and priorities based on the relationship and the level of coordination persisting within the family members along with the family structure on the whole. In this process, various ideas pertaining to a childs development and the aspects that can be related with the overall process of an individual development is determined and analyzed thereafter (Thomlison, 2010; Holman, 1983). Correspondingly, in this paper, the main idea will reflect upon the aspects of my family resilience assessment report. Thus, for the completion of this paper, an in depth assessment pertaining to the aspects of functioning in my family will be determined in a precise and formative manner.
Raised by a single mother, since my father died in Vietnam, my family had to suffer many ups and downs. My mother is also dead now and I have two sisters. One of my sisters is divorced and has a child from her previous marriage, Tab, now settled with the second husband Keith. My other sister is also married but has no child yet. I am also a divorcee, following which I have no contact with my ex-wife and daughter. Currently, my nuclear family consists of my live-in girlfriend who is mother to three wonderful children. The belief system I have witnessed my entire childhood and during my teenage life was much women centric, which was somewhat inspired by the thought process of my mother who believed to be segregated and treated unfairly by the society without a specific or a valid reason. As per my understanding, gender segregation was prominent in my greater family. I also felt betrayed when my ex-wife secretly fled away with my biological daughter, whom I have never met since then. However, my grief of missing out raising my own daughter was healed to a great extent when I moved in with my live-in girlfriend, Debbie. Certainly, my life